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Cardiac Catheterization is an invasive imaging procedure used to evaluate patients at risk of or suffering from heart disease. Other interventional or therapeutic procedures may be performed during cardiac catheterization. Cardiac catheterization in general is a safe procedure; however, examples of risks include: blood clots, abnormal heart rhythms, infection, stroke, or heart attack. The results of the procedure will determine follow-up treatment or procedures.

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